Championing healthy relationships
and sexual wellbeing

The difference we make

With a complex history of civil war and political corruption, it’s unsurprising that gifts we take for granted such as health, education, and safety, are struggles for people living in DR Congo. This has a direct impact on the way ACET DRC delivers their education and who they choose to partner with.

In the Mbankana community, described...

In Zimbabwe, the Shining Star Project’s ministry to sex workers isn’t just about improving sexual health knowledge, it’s also about helping girls and women discover their value and worth. This past year, 40 more women and adolescent girls participated in sexual health education, income generation, and business skills training whilst also...

VK (formerly VKontakte) is the most used social media networking site among Russian speakers and is particularly popular with young people under the age of 30. But the website gained negative media attention during the past year for the ‘popularity’ of death groups, which targeted vulnerable young people and encouraged suicide.

Parents...

The House of Grace is a home for children affected by HIV and AIDS, where they receive education, physical and medical care, a Christian upbringing and preparation for adulthood.  49 children are currently being cared for.

We are so thankful that at long last a teacher who is blind has been found.  He comes to the House of Grace two...

Thanks to your support, each month around a 1000 patients access the medical care services provided by Nireekshana ACET. The community based medical clinic serves people living in the slums of Hyderabad, India. People who are vulnerable to HIV and other diseases exacerbated by poverty.

Nireekshana focuses on holistic care including...

My name is Esther and I am 13 years old. Before I came into contact with ACET DRC, I was ashamed to talk to adults. I had things I could not tell Mum, or Dad, and I did not have many friends in the neighbourhood.

At the ACET DRC girls’ club, the life education teacher talked to us about respect for life and other things about...

My name is Irumun and I am 11 years old. I am a twin and have five other siblings in my family. My father died before I was born and it is difficult for my mother to take care of us so I was sent to live with other families. Currently I am with family number four because people always took me back to my mother when they were tired of my...

With your support, we reached 1,510 young people in the borough of Southwark in 2016/2017 with our own relationships and sex education delivery, as well as nearly 700 young people in other areas, including working with a group of very vulnerable young people in a secure mental health unit.

We were also busy training others to deliver...

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